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[Benjamin Britten 50th birthday special issue].

[Benjamin Britten 50th birthday special issue].

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Published by Music and Musicians in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Britten, Benjamin, -- 1913-1976.

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    SeriesMusic and musicians -- vol. 12, no. 3
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14231435M

    Benjamin Britten He is particularly known for his operas, but also for choral works, and the many song cycles he wrote for his muse and partner, the tenor Peter Pears. Born in Lowestoft in , Britten grew up in a house that looked out across the . Browse and buy sheet music by the composer Benjamin Britten ().

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London: Faber and Faber, (OCoLC) Named Person: Benjamin Britten; Benjamin Britten: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Britten; Anthony Gishford.

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Faber and Faber. Britten was born in the fishing port of Lowestoft in Suffolk, on the east coast of England on 22 Novemberthe feast day of Saint Cecilia. He was the youngest of four children of Robert Victor Britten (–) and his wife Edith Rhoda, née Hockey (–).

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Benjamin Britten was a most reluctant public speaker. Yet his contributions were without doubt a major factor in the transformation during his lifetime of the structure of the art-music industry.

This book, by bringing together all his published articles, unpublished speeches, drafts, and transcriptions of numerous radio interviews, explores the paradox of a reluctant yet influential.

A Birthday Hansel for high voice and harp () Eight books of Folksong Arrangements from the British Isles and France, for voice and piano, guitar and harp; Britten's Purcell Realizations, many realizations of songs by Henry Purcell for voice(s) and piano; Choral.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Britten composed as a child and at the age of 12 began several years of study under the composer and teacher Frank later studied under John Ireland and Arthur Benjamin at the Royal College of Music in London and, while there, composed the set of choral variations A Boy Was Born (; revised, ).

He then worked as a composer for the radio, theatre. Get this from a library. Benjamin Britten. [Michael Oliver] -- Benjamin Britten () was the greatest English composer of his time, and the first of his generation to enjoy a wide international reputation.

With the great success of Peter Grimes () he. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory # View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Britten The Birthday Collection on Discogs.

Label: The Intense Media - ,Documents - • Format: 10x, CD Compilation, Reissue, Stereo, Mono • Country:. Benjamin Britten was born on 22 November, which is the same day at the feast of St Cecilia, the patron saint of music.

His earliest attempt at composition came when he was just six years old. He wrote a piece called Do you no my daddy has gone to London today (sic). Britten. Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten OM CH (22 November – 4 December ) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist.

He was a. He was the youngest of four children born to Robert Victor Britten, a dentist, and Edith Rhoda Hockey, an amateur musician. Associated With He was forever changed after he and Yehudi Menuhin traveled to Germany to perform for concentration camp survivors, but he did not speak of his impressions or experiences until the end of his life.Benjamin Britten Official, Aldeburgh.

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